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Henry Koerner

The Pigeons

Auction Closed

November 22, 10:23 PM GMT

Estimate

300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Henry Koerner

1915 - 1991

The Pigeons


oil on Masonite

Masonite: 39 ⅛ by 47 ½ inches (99.3 by 120.6 cm)

framed: 48 ⅞ by 57 ¼ inches (124.1 by 145.4 cm)

Painted in 1948-49. 

The artist
Dr. Bernard Grossman (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner
"Storyteller," TIME, March 27, 1950, vol. 55, no. 13, pp. 56, 58-61, illustrated
Bram Dijkstra, American Expressionism: Art and Social Change 1920-1950, New York, 2003, no. 216, p. 248, illustrated